On this day, in 1866, a fire destroyed Mill storehouse in Victory estimated $110,000 loss. In 1890, A train derailed near Gates Station. In 1929, a fire destroyed the lower portion of Caplan & Sons clothing store on Broad St. In addition in 1929, smoke did damage furniture store of F. W. Beach, which was south of Caplans & Sons. In 1955, the Broadway theatre was gutted by fire. In 1966, the Knights of Columbus held Pre-Lenten party. In 1980, the Lake Placid Winter Olympics opened. In 1996, the last payment was made on the Quaker Springs firehouse. In 2001, the Town passed a resolution opposed to using Saratoga Lake for the City of Saratoga Springs water supply. In 2007, the Town recognized emergency service providers for help during the January power outage.
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(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck for compiling this timetable.)